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RE: Brrr, bone chilling paleopolar summers(Polar dinosaur growth and other new papers)



Here are several references with additional info:

http://palaios.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/abstract/25/5/299

http://www.jstor.org/pss/4524148

http://www.uaf.edu/museum/collections/earth/publications/

http://www.beg.utexas.edu/indassoc/dm2/publications/2010/Fiorillo_etal_2010_P3.pdf

http://palaios.ku.edu/23/5/fiorillo.pdf

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2010AGUFMPP11B1444M

http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1671/039.029.0108

Guy Leahy

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> Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2011 20:40:54 -0400
> From: GSP1954@aol.com
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Brrr, bone chilling paleopolar summers(Polar dinosaur growth and 
> other new papers)
>
> The presence of marine reptiles in polar waters is not relevant because
> they could easily move in and out according to the seasons the cost of 
> swimming
> a given distance in streamlined swimmers being so low.
>
> GSPaul
>
>
> In a message dated 8/7/11 5:35:28 PM, augustoharo@gmail.com writes:
>
> << Bakker wrote mosasaurs were also present at high latitudes,
>
> but given that isotopes show they had a high body temperature, their
>
> metabolic or activity regime would have much differed from that of
>
> Recent squamates, turtles and crocodiles. >>
>
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